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Andy Samberg buys former home of Mary Astor, Charlie Chaplin
Andy Samberg buys former home of Mary Astor, Charlie Chaplin

Andy Samberg and his wife, Joanna Newsom, have purchased a gated estate in the Hollywood Hills for $6.25 million in an off-market deal, and with it a slice of L.A.’s rich real estate history. The distinctive residence known as Moorcrest served as the former home to both actor Charlie Chaplin and actress Mary Astor. While Chaplin was merely a tenant, renting out the home in the early 1920s, Astor and her parents, Otto and Helen Langhanke, lived at the property for nearly a decade after the family purchased the residence in 1925. Despite being valued at $210,000, the Langhankes' home was later sold for $21,500 at a foreclosure auction in 1934, according to a Los Angeles Times...

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